[Gta04-owner] [PATCH] OMAPDSS: restore "name" sysfs entry.

Tomi Valkeinen tomi.valkeinen at ti.com
Tue Feb 24 11:40:32 CET 2015


On 24/02/15 11:37, NeilBrown wrote:
> commit 303e4697e762dc92a40405f4e4b8aac02cd0d70b
>     OMAPDSS: rename display-sysfs 'name' entry
> broke the xorg X server on my device as it couldn't find the display
> any more.  It needs the 'name' file and now there isn't one.
> That commit claims that 'name' is not compatible with i2c or spi.
> i2c does register it own 'name' file, but spi does not, hence my
> problem - I have an spi display.
> So create a special case for i2c: add the name attribute for non-i2c
> devices.

What X driver is that? What's it doing with the display name? Is it just
using the display name to show something for the user, and the returned
value can be essentially any string?


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